The System Center Operations Manager blog has moved!

With the impending release of System Center 2012 Operations Manager, we thought now would be the perfect time to consolidate our blog properties and give you a single, concise gateway into the world of all that is Operations Manager.  No longer will we have one blog by the product team and another by product support,…

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New Application Performance Monitoring (APM) Forum

We have created a new forum under the Operations Manager forum category on TechNet for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).  Please feel free to fire away questions to Microsoft, the MVPs, and the broader community, answer questions, and have some good discussions.  Here’s the link: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/scomapm/threads

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Release Candidate of System Center 2012 Integration Packs for Orchestrator Released!

Following the release of System Center 2012 Release Candidate, Microsoft is pleased to announce the availability of the Release Candidate of the Orchestrator Integration Packs for the following System Center 2012 components: System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager System Center 2012 Operations Manager System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager System Center 2012 Service Manager In…

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Operations Manager Dynamic Group Examples

Here’s another cool article by Microsoft’s own Jeanie Decker that I found over in our TechNet Wiki.  This one goes over some examples of dynamic  groups in System Center Operations Manager.  Do you have examples of dynamic group formulas that you want to share? Consider adding them to this article, or just link to examples…

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System Center 2012 Operations Manager incorrectly reports that a restricted System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager action completed successfully

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about an issue where a restricted user can attempt certain actions that they don’t have permission to yet get a (false) message indicating it was successful. ===== Symptoms When using System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr) to manage System Center 2012 Data Protection…

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Potential integration issues with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager and Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on VMM 2012 and SCOM. This one talks about a couple potential integration issues you may run into after configuring OpsMgr integration with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager: ===== Symptoms This article presents possible errors and issues you may encounter after configuring Operations Manager integration…

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How to detect and troubleshoot frequent configuration changes in Operations Manager 2007

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on SCOM 2007. This one talks about configuration churn, what can cause it and how you can address it if you see it in your environment: ===== Configuration Overview The System Center Management Configuration service is responsible for calculating the configuration of every health service in…

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Potential issues with VMM 2012/OpsMgr integration

Hi everyone, Alvin Morales here.  This article presents possible errors and issues you may encounter after setting Operations Manager integration with System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012).  Note that this can apply to System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr 2007) as well as System Center 2012 – Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012). 1….

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Custom APM Rules for Granular Alerting

Michael wrote a post in August, about working with Alerts.  One of the key takeaways from that post, is that – for each application and for each application component – we have FOUR Alerting rules, that can be turned on or off from the APM Template. Quoting that post: Alerting Rules There is a rule…

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Microsoft Enterprise Product Roadmap Webcast

Please join us for a high level discussion into Microsoft software investments designed to cover most of the major product lines.  This will be a 35,000 foot view into the following areas: Windows Family Virtualization Office System Unified Communications IT Management Security This particular webcast is scheduled for Friday, January 20 at 1:00pm Pacific Time…

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